Discovery certificate for object 2018fnz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22018 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 12:15:06
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018fnz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ckf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:30:06.260 (292.526083) DEC = +18:22:42.02 (18.378339)
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 21:56:09 (JD=2458357.4139931)


Remarks: long term rise of ~1 mag in Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 21:56:09
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-03 13:39:21
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018fnz